Previously, On Kickstarter… #725

(or here’s a list of what launched yesterday that might deserve a closer look)

Project: Pole Position

Designer: José Joaquín Bernal (Ghost at Home)

Artists: Gonzo Bríos (15 Dias: The Spanish Golden Age, 1500 m, Basketball Age), Ruth Pérez

Publisher: Do it Games (Hands in the Sea, IQ Files: Escape Room – Liberation, IQ Files: Escape Room – Sins)

Genre/Mechanisms: auction / bidding, critical hits and failures, dice, grid movement, negotiation, player elimination, push your luck, race, racing, simulation, sports, team-based game, turn order: stat based

Player Count: 1-6

Solo Mode: no

Complexity: medium-heavy

Risk: HIGH

Summary: “An F1 racing game with the following features: box entry– to change the kind of tires and repair car damage; climatology, get the best tire according the weather; 4 types of tires (soft, hard, intermediate, hard rain); auction for overtake; asymmetry of drivers and teams; collisions and breakdowns; campaign mode– world championship; and 6 different circuits. Each race lasts 8 or 12 laps. In each race you have to choose which kind of tires you use. Your strategy during the race is crucial. You have to decide the right moment to overtake; when and how use your break points, engine points and driver points during the race; and when to enter box, a crucial decision in the game, depending on the weather and the car damage.”

Base Pledge (w/shipping): $38

All-In (w/shipping): $58

Campaign Ends: 12/17

Game Ships: Nov. 2023

Funding Status: Funded; currently at 190% with 11 days to go.

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